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the countdown to 2016 is on and we are breaking down the security precautions, officials are taking in philadelphia to keep tonight's celebration safe. the mother of the so-called affluenza teen is back in the u.s. facing a felony charge in texas for helping her son escape to mexico and eagles interim head coach says it was business as usual head noogt season finale against the giants. but we begin with breaking news in delaware county, where firefighters are battling a house fire near southwest street and jeffrey avenue, chopper 6 hd is live over the scene, working to figure out when the fire started and if anyone was inside at the time. but you can see the damage done, the charred edge of the building this is in chester pennsylvania, firefighters on the scene of a fire here. we are also following breaking news in philadelphia's tacony section where police are following a robbery that ended
with a 75-year-old woman getting shot in the cheek this happened at 10:00 at the 7100 block of irwick street. she is currently stable at torresdale hospital and updates as we get them at 6abc.com and today on "action news" at 4:00. we are less than 12 hours and counting from ringing in 2016 and philadelphia officials are working extra hard this year to make sure everyone that is out and about has a safe and happy new year and vernon odom is live at penn's landing with more on that. >> reporter: sara there are two separate awesome fireworks displays here at penn's landing tonight and it should be fantastic but all over town city officials are going all out tonight and tomorrow trying to ensure the safety for all that come out to celebrate the arrival of 2016.
joe is 28 now and became a crusader against celebratory gun fire on new years eve, he was hit by a bullets that was snot in the air when he was only 15 years old. he continues to make dramatic progress and top law enforcement officials say like they do every year, don't do it, you'll end up in jail. >> we can't have people firing guns into the sky, the police are out and i've asked commissioner ramsey are on the lookout for that and they will be charged with recklessly endangering another person and there is too much gun fire and last year there was a reduction, we had 78 calls of gunshots, now the reality is, most people don't bother to call 911 on new years eve when they hear gunshots. >> as for anti-terrorism security, being around events like the mummers parade and
penn's landing, security is beefed up even though there are no known credible threats to the city of philadelphia. >> we have extra security, you know the reports of some threats made to new york, washington and los angeles, there have been no direct threats made toward philadelphia that doesn't mean we don't need to be vigilant. >> reporter: vigilance it is as commissioner ramsey plans to bow out and it will be spectacular and chilly here at penn's landing tonight. happy new year sara. >> happy new year vernon thank you. and police are stepping up dui check points this new years. aaa advises people to think things through before the celebrating starts -- >> you have to have a plan
before you decide where you are going. >> uber is hoping to help with the problem, the service is offering free rides to people that need help going home safely, they are setting up a kiosk along the parade route in center city. the action cam was at debruno brothers, and plenty of employees are on hand to handle the new years eve rush, they have 400 varieties of cheese but one in particular, the triple cream is a hot ticket today. a . looking live at the sky 6 hd camera, karen rogers is in for
david murphy at the big board with your accuweather forecast. >> reporter: yes, you know it's bad when we are excited that it's a little bit bright out there, because it has been 10 days stuck in the clouds and this satellite image is showing clouds, we see breaks and we get peeks of sunshine mixing with the clouds and showers move to our south and they just clip aid little bit of southern delaware and southern cape may county and pushing offshore, that won't affect us, we are dealing with lots of clouds and sunshine is breaking through as well. 50 currently in philadelphia, mild once again today, temperatures all morning are hovering in the upper 40s and now 50 degrees, 48 in reading and 51 in millville, 51 a popular number now in trenton. lets look at what to expect as you drive home, lots of clouds but brighter than it has been, some sunshine peeking through, 5:30, 47, and 7:00 p.m. 45 degrees, the all important new years eve forecast, it's a good
one, dry and partly cloudy skies and 6:00 p.m. 45 and ringing in the new year at midnight 40 degrees and windchills are in the mid-30s so it's a little bit cool. >> thank you karen. now to the latest in the so-called affluenza teen case, this morning his mother whereas deported to the u.s., she is in a los angeles jail waiting to be deported to texas. >> reporter: good afternoon sara, a judge has delayed the deportation of 18-year-old ethan couch but his mother is sent back and facing up to 10 years in prison. back in the u.s. in handcuffs this morning, tanya couch escorted by u.s. marshals through los angeles international airport. formerly charge of hindering the apprehension of her son ethan. her attorney speaking out for
the first time. >> put yourself in tanya's shoes, what would you do if you were a parent and your son was the most hated boy in texas. >> now spotted the affluenza teen in mexico being transported to another facility in mexico city where he is held behind bars until deported. they believe they fled in late november, after a video showed ethan violating his probation at a party with alcohol. we get a peek into their short lived escape to mexico. tanya walks in a butcher shop trying to pay in dollar and ethan in a backwards cap his dark hair dyed black. ethan couch originally charged as a juvenile, is facing time in
jail for violating his probation. his mother is facing 2 to 10 years in the penitentiary. >> the sheriff's department expects to transport tanya couch to texas next week, her son's proceedings could take longer up to three weeks. today eagles interim head coach, pat shermer laid out his plans for the season finale against the new york giants, the first time shermer spoke to the media after being named interim coach. he takes over for chip kelly. and his game plan won't differ much from what the team is doing all season. >> we started something in motion here and the players are used to doing thing a certain way and in many of the things we are doing is right.
and so we are going to try to keep it as business as usual as it can be in a very odd week. >> when asked about the head coachi coaching job, he said he was excited to help the team finish up the season. the eagles take on the giants sunday afternoon at the med lands. there is more to come here at 12:30, a happy new year for a dog left abandoned at a dump in missouri. how officials tracked him down. and new year new do, alicia vitarelli shows us the hair trends setting the style trend for 2016.
accepting donation, authorities say she raised $30,000 and used the cash to shop online. the former miss pennsylvania was stripped of her crown in august, weaver gates has pled not guilty. a dog dumped in a vacant lot now has a safe home this year. it was captured on animal by officers looking for people dumping illegal cash, the dog was tossed from its owner suv. the suv sped away leaving him following, they launched a search and lucky the camera snapped more photos of the dog on the loose and led him to find him in the nearby woods and the opener faces multiple charges of animal abandonment. >> real housewives star theresa
giudice has a message. >> hi i'm back, happy new year. >> she was released from prison last week after spending 11 months in jail, though she and her husband plead guilty to 31 counts of fraud, he faces 41 months in prison next year. and the college football playoffs face-off tonight. the clemson tiger takes on the oklahoma sooners. and the crimson tide taking on the michigan state par stans in texas for the cotton bowl, you can watch both games on our sister station, espn. ear infections are one of the most common problems that parents have to face, most kids get an ear infection before they turn 2 years old.
>> reporter: they are very painful and hurt. i remember having ear infections all the time as a kid and they were not fun. dr. eileen really relates to families dealing with ear infections, dr. everly says they happen when infections in the nose migrate to the ear, the pocket behind the eardrum, it happens in children under the able of 3 because of their anatomy, and their station tubes are small and not as good as keeping germs out as they are in older children. >> day care or big families or in school and have older siblings that bring home germs. hand washing by the whole family can cut down on that. they often pain relievers and ibuprofen so a child can sleep, they may recommend an
antibiotics, but that won't stop infections caused by viruses and dr. everly says it's an important rule, it's twice a day for ten full days, the big thing to remember is to finish all 10 days. doctor everly says that some vaccines like shots also reduce ear infections and aimed at preventing num own yeah and accept sis sepsis tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news."
karen is in for david and has the latest from accuweather as we countdown to the new year, it's getting brighter and lots of sunshine coming. i like it. >> stormtracker 6 live double scan looking around the area, we are dry and have showers clipping southern delaware and cape may county and see them off the coast and no problem now, lets go outside. the action cam was capturing lots of clouds and peeks of sunshine here or there above our city this morning. a good start to the day, temperatures started at 50s and hovering at the same all day long. 57 in allentown and 51 in trenton and wilmington and millville. 50 in cape may and 51 in atlantic city. and normally we have -- satellite 6 along with action radar we are seeing breaks in the clouds and not quite getting that. some spots with see the clouds
thin. we see a whole lot brighter and the past 10 days are damp and dreary, and the rain is staying down to the south and clips parts of delaware and parts of cape may county. and looking at the numbers as to what to expect. 3:00 p.m. 50 degrees with sunshine and mixing with clouds and 5:00 p.m. 48 degrees and partly cloudy skies and 7:00 p.m. 46 and 9:00 p.m. 43 the overnight low is 46 degrees, when are you ringing in the new year tonight, partly cloudy skies windchills in the mid-30s, 6:00 p.m. 45 and midnight 40 degrees, that is a good newspaper for this time of year. if you are headed to the parade why not, temperatures overall above average but the windchills are in the 30s. by 9:00 a.m. 38 and 1:00 p.m. 44 and 5:00 p.m. 42 for the big mummers parade. i don't think the wind should be bad enough to cause issues.
50 in philadelphia, and then we look for the cold and we see it, look at some of these numbers, 31 in detroit and 21 in green bay and 16 in international falls, some of this will filter its way through our region and we'll see temperatures the coldest we have seen this season. some sunshine today for new years eve and 51 is your high and tomorrow new years day is a good one partly sunny skies and a chilly breeze and high of 46, seasonably chilly and 43 degrees and lots of sunshine and at least it's a pretty weekend, mostly sunny skies and 43 and brisk and colder when the kids get back to school. look at the overnight low, 4, when you wake up on tuesday morning temperatures are in the low 20s and 36 for your high staying below average for the first two days there. 46 degrees and as you look at the seven day, something we haven't seen in a while, not
seeing much of it today. it's on its way sara and that is a good sign for the new year. >> thank you karen. >> 2016 is just hours away and what better way to celebrate the new year than with a new hair do, alicia vitarelli is at the big board with the colorful trends expected to catch on. >> we are talking about wearable every day color, the celebrities are doing it and so can you, but if the idea of going bright is overwhelming, the new center city clon shows us looks that are subtle and definitely conversation pieces, house of clarity salon opened its doors in the heart of center city. >> we do hair, tanning, makeup and lashes. >> so this is kind of like a one stop shop. >> yes. >> you can xplore the new trend
in hair your. >> kelly ripa did pink and blue. but want it wearable. >> you want it every day but don't want it to look too crazy. >> they say it's easy to corporate it into your every day look. >> you have the iphone that is the rose gold color, rose quartz is one of the new colors of the year and perfect for a subtle update for your do, when you pick up the kids from school you won't be feeling like my hair is hot pink. shades of purple are also a trend this year, it's feminine and soft and has the lilac hue to it. and gray is not just for grannies anymore. >> people spend hours getting rid of gray hair but going gray is the hottest thing and they are not going gray they are choosing gray. >> it's more metallic silver
versus natural gray. >> whether you want a whole new look or a subtle update, michael says the color is key. >> as long as its soft it's wearable. >> it's something that makes you stand out without being too bold. >> just for you our "action news" viewer, say you saw this segment and house of clarity takes 25% off hair color for you and 25% off lash extensions as well. this weekend's fyi show is all about new things for the new year where to eat and workout, don't miss it saturday night at 7:00. and they say the gray is more like a platinum. >> what if i did the hot pink, you think the bosses would go for that? >> no. >> we'll discuss and be right back.
it may only be the middle of our day but australia already rang in the new year. the city's new year celebration is known as one of the biggest in the world and we are less than 12 hours and counting from 2016 here in the u.s., you can ring in the new year here on 6 abc, dick clark's rockin new years eve starts at k. we'll take a break for "action news" at 11:00 and back to the festivities at 11:30. looking at stories coming up today at 4:00. president obama is expected to announce a new executive action on gun sales and cashing in on unwanted gift cards, if you revved one you don't like don't worry there are places you can exchange or sell them.
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